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Claim of John Tilley- Southern Claims Commission, December 13, 1878

Title

Claim of John Tilley- Southern Claims Commission, December 13, 1878

Description

This claim details the account of one Surry County resident whose property was taken during Stoneman's Raid in 1865. The claimant was a said to be a Unionist, and his claim actually lists that he was once threatened by the Confederate Home Guard. When he came in contact with General Stoneman's troops, his horse, saddle, and bridle were confiscated. This claim give Cordel's account of the event, as well as the Southern Claim Commission's findings. The Commission determined that Cordel was loyal to the Union, and that a payment of $112.00 was to be made in reimbursement.

Creator

Southern Claims Commission

Source

Testimony of John Tilley, December 13, 1878, Claim of John Tilley, Southern Claims Commission, Allowed Claims, 1871–1880, Records of the Land, Files, and Miscellaneous Division, Records of the Accounting Officers of the Department of the Treasury, 1775-1927, Record Group 217, National Archives, Washington, DC, on Fold3, accessed October 29, 2014, http://www.fold3.com/.

Date

1878-12-13

Contributor

Jacob Simpson

Type

Document

Coverage

Elkin, North Carolina

Original Format

Government Document

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Citation

Southern Claims Commission, Claim of John Tilley- Southern Claims Commission, December 13, 1878, Civil War Era NC, accessed December 18, 2017, https://cwnc.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/2725.